EVO 2012 Recap

10 07 2012

One of the biggest tournaments in fighting game history went down over the weekend and gave way to numerous matches that had the crowds screaming for more. Evolution 2012 took place at the Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas and crowned several new champions in the process.

Image courtesy of EVO.

Of course, Arizona players represented well with Alex Rayis (a.k.a. DetroitBallin) making it to Mortal Kombat’s semi-finals, but the finals of each game were something to be admired with the amount of skill put on display. Read the rest of this entry »





Hazbat finale this weekend!

12 06 2012

If you aren’t completely exhausted from E3 last week and the MLG action over the weekend (which gave way to an awesome Mortal Kombat tournament victory by Arizona’s own KN DetroitBallin [Alex Rayis]), there’s still plenty of competition to be had at this weekend’s Hazbat season two finale.

Photo courtesy of Team Hazmat.

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Jam Packed Tournament May Days

8 05 2012

The month of May is the official marker of new changes, challenges, and turning on the heat in Arizona. Several different events are lined up for this weekend from the likes of DEVASTATION, Team Hazmat, and LAN Speed Games that will undoubtedly leave gamers thirsty for more.

The events start early with a tournament challenge from the DEVASTATION crew at the Bookmans Mesa location on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »





Big Tournament Returns!

24 04 2012

After our week of downtime we return with massive news regarding big tournaments and plans for the next upcoming weeks.

Courtesy League of Legends.

The much hyped LAN Speed Games League of Legends tournament takes place this weekend, as well as a new ranbats announcement fresh delivered from Team Hazmat. Read the rest of this entry »





Don’t be an April Fool at Tournaments This Week

27 03 2012

There’s plenty of fun tournaments to celebrate the end of March and one hopes that April will be full of tons more. This week the folks at Digital Dojo and LAN Speed Games break into the new month proper.

Starting off the action early will be Digital Dojo hosting their bi-weekly Soul Calibur V tournament on Wednesday the 28th at Manawerx/Outpost Games. After the recent balancing patch, this will be the perfect chance to see how your mains measure up to the buffs and nerfs. Read the rest of this entry »





St. Patty’s Day Duels

13 03 2012

St. Patrick’s Day is ahead of us and what better way to celebrate than with some epic punch-ups and competition? The entire weekend of the notorious drinking holiday will be peppered with all sorts of awesome gaming events.

Starting off the action early will be the recurrence of the Soul Calibur V bi-weekly series at Manawerx/Outpost Games in Glendale on Wednesday.  Read the rest of this entry »





Ranbats, Rumbles, and Absolute LAN-sanity

28 02 2012

Who knew that the break into March would be such a big one? Several local gaming groups this week are hosting tournaments and events of all kinds, and they’re getting a head start on Wednesday.

It seems like many Arizona groups are in on this one including the DEVASTATION crew, Team Hazmat, Arcade-in-a-Box, Digital Dojo, and LAN Speed Games all hosting their own respective events. Read the rest of this entry »